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Age Cymru
Age Cymru

A grants programme for nurses and other allied professionals working in nursing and residential homes in Wales. The programme will promote the ethos of the ‘My Home Life Cymru' an Age Cymru initiative promoting the dignity and quality of life for older people living and dying in care homes, and supporting those visiting and working with them through person-centred and evidence-based practice.

Grant amount: £168,000

2012
Sue Ryder
Sue Ryder

An internal leadership programme for front line staff, empowering nurses and health care support workers to make change happen across the organisation.

Grant amount: £43,000

2013
International Council for Nurses
International Council for Nurses

A grant was made to support the Global Nurse Leadership Institute (GNLI) for a further two years.  The GNLI is an international leadership development programme for senior and executive level nurses.  Each year approximately 30 participants from around the world participate in the six-day residential programme to  enhance their knowledge of health care globally; sharpen strategic skills; and engage in peer learning and development.  Burdett’s continuing grant provides bursaries to ensure that nurses from developing countries can play a full part in the programme.

Grant amount: £407,000

2013
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

A grant to support five overseas travelling fellowships per year for three years, aimed at individuals in the nursing and related healthcare professions with projects to improve the way people are treated in medical and social care in hospitals, across general practice, in care homes and at home.  This will empower nurses with an opportunity to visit centres of excellence abroad, gain knowledge and return with ideas on best practice which will have an impact on improving patient care in the UK

Grant amount: £120,000

2013
All Ireland Palliative Care Senior Nurse Network
All Ireland Palliative Care Senior Nurse Network

Funding for Phase II of the Senior Palliative Network to include a greater number of nurses, providing them with the opportunity to come together to impact national policy and best practice guidelines in palliative care.

Grant amount: £50,000

2014
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow Caledonian University

Tailored stroke self-management: developing and testing a nurse-led, self-management support intervention

Grant amount: £40,173

2012
Florence Nightingale Foundation
Florence Nightingale Foundation

The grant will support the Florence Nightingale Foundation Alumni Network, a professional network of past FNF scholars.  Membership will allow past scholars to remain connected to the work of the Foundation and to engage with other scholars virtually and face to face to share their ideas and expertise.  It will enable them to continue to be associated with excellence and  give something back by raising funds and getting involved in mentoring current scholars.

Grant amount: £50,000

2013
The Roald Dahl Foundation
The Roald Dahl Foundation

Improve the profile and quality of specialist paediatric nursing in general by enabling up to 30 specialist nurses to deliver a nurse-led project aimed at improving the quality of patient care and enhancing the status of specialist nurses

Grant amount: £287,185

2014
OPM
OPM

Building nursing workforce and leadership capacity to conduct economic assessments in England.

Grant amount: £214,000

2014
Queens Nursing Institute
Queens Nursing Institute

The continuance of the QNI/Burdett Trust Innovation and Leadership Programme with the proviso that the rising stars in community nursing be supported.

Grant amount: £103,532

2014
The Florence Nightingale Foundation
The Florence Nightingale Foundation

To build on their leadership experience and to design and deliver a scholarship programme for nine scholars annually who have already completed a front line leadership development programme.

Grant amount: £306,750

2014
Office for Public Management
Office for Public Management

Building nursing workforce and leadership capability to conduct economic assessments in England - followed on from an original project funded in the 2011 Empowerment programme in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Grant amount: £214,000

2014
Well Being of Women
Well Being of Women

An International Research Fellowship, an Entry Level Scholarship and 6 Elective Bursaries to midwives. 

Grant amount: £138,000

2014
Safe Motherhood Project
Safe Motherhood Project

Towards the Thabbishah Kaboole Safe Motherhood Project providing a local midwifery service and antenatal care in Uganda.   The project involves nine outreach clinics with each serving two small village communities in the area around Kimaluli-Butta.   Midwives carry educational equipment in the form of a small generator, TV and video player on the back of their bicycles and show films which have a strong educational heath message.  Topics include basic hygiene, ante-natal care, care of babies, nutritional education and malaria.  The outreach is aimed mainly at mothers and children, but all are welcome to attend. 

Grant amount: £27,000

2013
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust
Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital Trust

'Barbara's Story' uses film to raise awareness of dementia and the care of older people for staff working in hospitals and in the community.  The films follow Barbara’s journey as her health deteriorates, covering the topics of increasing frailty, increasing dementia, capacity, consent, delirium, the needs of carers and finally end of life.  The grant not only covered production costs but also ensured that these important films were made freely available to health professionals as a comprehensive training tool and funded an evaluation  by London South Bank University. 

Grant amount: £272,320

2013
C3 Collaborating for Health
C3 Collaborating for Health

An international nursing programme to make a significant contribution to the prevention of four major chronic, non-communicable diseases: cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic pulmonary disease.  The grant will allow C3 to build on their expertise in nursing and develop long-term, clearly evaluated, action-orientated programmes to develop, collate and promote the use of education and training resources that demonstrate the impact of leading a healthy lifestyle on non-communicable diseases. They will develop and pilot a programme on healthier nursing students and raise awareness of NCDs among diaspora nurses – supporting intervention events in local communities in the UK.  

Grant amount: £300,000

2013
The Global Health Research Nurse Forum
The Global Health Research Nurse Forum

Towards the Global Health Research Nurse Forum comprising four core activities: open online professional network; regional workshops; professional development scheme and free online e-learning

Grant amount: £275,370

2011
Junius S Morgan Benevolent Fund
Junius S Morgan Benevolent Fund

Junius S. Morgan Benevolent Fund supports practising and former members of the nursing profession who find themselves in hardship for a variety of reasons.  Prolonged physical or mental ill-health, broken marriages or the death of the primary wage earner may have created unforeseen expenditure and debt.  By making regular grants to the Junius S Morgan Benevolent Fund, Burdett Trust is able to meet one of its core objects: to provide for the relief of hardship and mental or physical ill-health of nurses and other health-care professionals, and their dependants.

Grant amount: £250,000

2013
04/05/17
The Burdett Trust is pleased to launch its latest grant programme - 2017 Strenthening Nursing Leadership Awards Programme...
28/10/16
Congratulations to Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group, winner of the Nursing Times Patient Safety Improvement Award, sponsored by Burdett Trust...